Police arrested 11 foreign nationals, Tunisians, Algerians, Afghans, Iraqis and Palestinians in Omonia Square in downtown Athens on Sunday morning for robberies, thefts, drugs, forgeries and other offences.
According to police, those arrested had created an organised criminal group that carried out robberies and thefts in various parts of central Athens.
Following investigations lasting for several days, two apartments were detected in Myllerou and Anaxagora streets that the group used to store stolen articles.
The investigations revealed that the members of the group had carried out three robberies and 71 thefts from cars and stores in the regions of Keramikos, Agios Panteleimonas and Exarchia.